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Which mining of Monero is more cost efficient CPU or GPU?
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According to MoneroBenchmarks, the i3-6300 does 150H/s at 65W and the Nvidia 750Ti does around 250H/s at 60W. So, seems that at the same energy expense the GPU card can give you definitely more hash ...

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Hardware update required on Monero mining
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Actually, the AMD Radeon VEGA cards, both 56 and 64, are the best options for mining Monero. Nothing is comparable to VEGA and with fine tuning you can reach really high hashrate (about 2000H/s) with ...

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Which part of the daemon RPC is restricted?
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When running monerod with restricted-rpc which of the rpc methods will not be allowed? The following changes occur when Monerod daemon runs in Restricted Mode via restricted-rpc and/or rpc-...

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Which CPU/GPU Monero miner for macOS?
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Xmr-stak is one of the best Monero mining programs and you can easily compile it for macOS. All the necessary instructions are here: Compile xmr-stak for macOS.

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How to mining on Ubuntu 18.04 with AMD cards
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With the latest Radeon AMD driver, and programs like xmr-stak or cast_xmr, is easy to mine Monero with AMD GPU cards under Ubuntu 18.04. References: AMD Radeon Linux driver - https://www.amd.com/en/...

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How can I buy 'Mastering Monero' via XMR?
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Until an option to buy it directly through Monero will be available (you can check it on https://masteringmonero.com/), you can buy 'Mastering Monero: The future of private transactions' with XMR in ...

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Will I need to update wallet and miner after the next upcoming (March 2019) fork?
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Yes, as we have done before for the other forks, you'll need to update daemon, wallet, and miner. As you can see here, the upcoming fork will bring to Monero a new PoW algorithm: the CNv4, ...

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What are the main advantages / disadvantages between proposed RandomX to ProgPoW?
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What are the main differences between ProgPOW and RandomX? The design goal of ProgPoW is to have the algorithm’s requirements match what is available on commodity GPUs, while RandomX is inefficient (...

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Where and how to start to understand Monero?
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I think that, at this time, the best starting point to learn all about Monero is Mastering Monero: The future of private transactions. The book covers all the aspects behind Monero and gives you all ...

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Opening Port 18080 for Incoming Connections on Router
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The methods to open ports are specific to the router you have. You don't need physical access to the router, just access to the routers web admin interface. So, I suggest you search for your specific ...

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Do you experience much more crashes/restarts of xmr-stak with the latest 2.3.0 version (Vega 64 rig)?
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At this time, with cryptonight_v7 you're not mining Monero. You should use the cryptonight_v8 algorithm with the latest xmr-stak 2.7.1 to mine Monero, but when the question was posted probably there ...

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Does the ARM v6 have enough power to be a Monero node?
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Thanks to Monero Reddit people, I solved the issue. This is the link to the discussion. The issue was related to timezones because the timezone of the system was set on wrong timezone, one hour ...

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Which type of hardware is the most efficient for mining Monero?
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The most efficient hardware for mining Monero, at this time, are AMD GPU cards. High hashrate power and low power consumption is the perfect combination. Truly, the more cost-efficient hardware for ...

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Why did the Monero GUI fail to generate a new wallet with the Ledger?
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It seems a problem related to Windows USB controller, you can try using the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter to fix the problem. It checks for common issues and makes sure that any new device or ...

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What is the best Python library for hashing Cryptonight?
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At this time, the best Python library for hashing CryptoNight is still the py-cryptonight, a Python CryptoNight implementation. This library has the crypto stuff in C/C++ (lifted straight from the ...

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Would this be a good hardware setup for Monero mining?
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Is this CPU enough to power up to three AMD RX 480 GPU? Yes, CPU doesn't matter for mining with GPUs. If you instead want to mine also with CPU, Intel i7 or AMD Ryzen processors would be better ...

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Stuck at "creating transaction"
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An update to the current version 0.13.0.4 Beryllium Bullet of the Monero GUI wallet for Linux should solve your issue.

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Can't connect to my full node outside my local network
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--rpc-bind-ip [IP ADDRESS] Binds the daemon to an IP address. You need to use your External IP if you plan to access this daemon from outside your local network, or an Internal IP if you only want it ...

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Restoring Wallet from Keys file
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You can restore a wallet by either using the keys, .keys file and the password, or the 25-word mnemonic seed. Restoring from keys You need to have 3 pieces of data (Address, Secret Spendkey and Secret ...

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Is there a way to check if wallet sees monerod over the LAN?
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With the new 0.13.0.4 Beryllium Bullet version of the daemon and CLI software, all is working fine under Linux. No more issues.

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How to run xmr-stak with AMD gpu on Ubuntu 18.04
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With the latest Radeon Software for Linux driver, the 18.50 version, I was able to make xmr-stak working without issues.

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Are there any lightweight Monero wallets?
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You can use a remote node to sync your Monero blockchain, please read the following: How can I use Monero without syncing the blockchain?

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Who created the Monero ASICs during 2019-Jan to 2019-Mar?
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Do we know who exactly created these asics during the big hash run up during 2019-Jan to 2019-Mar? It's hard to say, but the names are the usual known. And why would they create these asics, ...

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Monero Fork: Transaction hash is not generated from the wallet RPC
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The timeout is 7 days but if the transaction doesn't find its way in a block within a day, it could be dropped. Why the transaction can't get in a block is another matter, but typically this can ...

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Why does my Monero wallet refresh so slowly?
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Latest Monero software has improved a lot the speed of refresh, be sure to have the right version from GetMonero.Org installed. Also, if you're using a remote node, try to check if another node is ...

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Why can I not recover my Monero wallet?
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You can restore a wallet by either using the keys, .keys file, the password or the 25-word mnemonic seed. You can learn more about reading these answers: How can I recover a wallet using the mnemonic ...

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Monero fork wont mine blocks after height 3062
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Block creation sometimes takes more time and sometimes less, also the time to be mined increases with difficulty. Your daemon functions properly without any incoming connections, but if you want to ...

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Does a Monero desktop ticker exist?
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If you're using a Linux system with the GNOME desktop environment, you can find some useful extensions to display info on various cryptocurrencies. You can easily set these to show only the Monero ...

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Connecting Monero Light Wallet on Tails with Remote Node
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Many remote node servers use the port 18089 as explained on Connecting to the remote node from the wallet, so you should try using that port.

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CryptoNight heavy vs CryptoNight light
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There isn't a lifetime effective ASIC resistant algorithm. ASIC chips are custom manufactured computing devices specifically designed for a particular hashing algorithm. So, after an ASIC device is ...

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